“God forbid that I should go to a heaven
where there are no horses.”
(R. B. Cunninghame-Graham)
Born on 04.03.2002
Holsteiner Stamm 18 b / 1
The maternal line is very important, Stamm 18 b / 1, descending from the Thormaehlen Family since 1810. It is one of the oldest and most sought-after bloodlines. The mare that founded this branch is called "Ella", out of Adrette, daughter of Dorette.
Ella is the dam of four stallions, her first foal was Constant, born in ’72 by Cor de la Bryere, and in turn sire of Chin Chin who performed twice in the Olympic Games.
Descendants of this line are the stallion Farn, sire of the great Nimmerdor, Serrano and Quantum by Quidam de Revel, defined the stallion of the future, and then in the present day show jumpers such as Cagliostro (in 2003 with the Swedish champion Niclas Arvidsson), Queen Liesa, Chaco etc.
Emma, the dam of S - CENTELLA is full sister to “Queen Liesa” (ex Liesa I) by Quidam de Revel, winner with Felix Hassmann and European champion in the Junior category.
The sire of Emma is “JOOST”, descendant of the English thoroughbred Cottage Son XX, an important stud that had a profound influence on the German and Dutch breed.
His sire CENTO took “Olympic Gold” with the German team in Sydney 2000. Two years later he won the world cup in Leipzig, ridden by Otto Becker.
He again won the team gold medal in Athens 2004. Winner at Aachen and at the Calgary Grand Prix. This splendid grey stallion has had several victories, always in first place!
Some of his progeny are already jumping in international competitions, such as Centesimo (H.Soltau), Centolikle (Alessia Marioni), Cenita M, etc.
The first foal out of S - CENTELLA was born in 2006, a male by Diamant de Semilly ISO 177 (85), an exceptional sporthorse and reproducer, the best French stallion today.
The foal is Holstein registered and is owned by the Stud Farm Allevamento J, named
S - CENTELLA is in foal for spring 2008 by QUITE CAPITOL (Quidam de Revel - Capitano).